Did You Know Your Student Loans Can Be Discharged If You Are Permanently Disabled?

This week, the U.S. Department of Education announced a new process to identify and assist federal student loan borrowers with disabilities who may be eligible for a Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) loan discharge. A Federal law, The Higher Education Act, allows borrowers who are totally and permanently disabled to discharge their student loans. Under…


You Can Check Your Social Security Statement Instantly!

In case you missed it, yesterday was “Check Your Statement Day” one of the days during National my Social Security Week and Financial Literacy Month. To get serious about planning for your financial future, you should open a my Social Security account. What’s a my Social Security account? It’s a free, secure, online account that allows you immediate access to your…


Want to be an Administrative Law Judge–Better Act Quickly!

The United States Office of Personnel Management announced yesterday that it is accepting new applicants for the Administrative Law Judge Examination. But if you are interested in becoming an ALJ, you must act quickly as the vacancy announcement closes Friday, April 8, 2016. The announcement explains: “This examination announcement is being opened so that the current…


Save the Date: The 10th Annual Food Frenzy

The Gillette Law Group, PLLC, the Attorney General of Virginia, The Young Lawyers Division of the Virginia Bar Association, and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks invite you to SAVE THE DATE!  The 10th Annual Legal Food Frenzy is April 4-15, 2016, and benefits foodbanks across the Commonwealthe of Virginia. To date, the Legal Food Frenzy has raised the…